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Daimary raises indigenous rights in UN body meet

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, May 14: Bodo Women’s Justice Forum (BWJF) president Anjali Daimary has raised the issue of solution to the political problems of the Bodos at an UN agency.

Daimary took part in the 60th conference of the United tions’ Permanent Forum on Indigenous issues held from April 24 to May 5 this year at New York. She raised issues like education, health, language and culture and traditiol features and identities of the indigenous people, sons of the soils and tribes. Raising the issue of talks between the Government of India and the NDFB and the movement of the ABSU, she demanded of the inclusion of the rights of indigenous people of Assam in the charter of Demands of the United tions Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) 2007. She demanded of the Government of India through the UN body to include the rights of the indigenous people of Assam in the UNDRIP and their implementation.

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